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Francis Salvador, the First Jewish Member of a Legislative Assembly in American History

Jewish American Heritage Month is a month to celebrate the contributions Jewish Americans have made to America since the arrival of the first Jewish immigrants in New Amsterdam in 1654. Every year since 1980, Congress and the President have acted together to declare an official observance to recognize the contributions of Jewish Americans to American […]

New Global Search Bar, Committee Prints, and Legislative Process in Spanish on Congress.gov

Last month, Amy Swantner shared information about how Legislation Text search results in Congress.gov have been enhanced with Key Word in Context. For today’s release, several helpful new features have been added to Congress.gov. The global search bar has been updated to default to Current Congress instead of Current Legislation, Committee Prints are available for […]

Join Us for our First “Orientation to Law Library Collections” Webinar, May 13 at 11:00 AM EDT

This is a guest post by Anna Price, a legal reference librarian at the Law Library of Congress. The Law Library of Congress continues to expand its online educational opportunities through webinars on U.S. legal research strategies and contemporary foreign and comparative law issues. We invite you to attend our upcoming Orientation to Law Library Collections […]